Thunderstorm Rolls Through NYC and NJ; Power Outages, Down Trees, Transformer Issues Reported

WPIX 11 - November 01, 2019

Storm damage in the tri-state area v Thunderstorms and heavy winds rushed through the New York area on Thursday night into Friday morning, causing many in the tri-state to lose power, downed trees and a transformer catching a telephone pole on fire in Brooklyn.

There have been early reports of some damage from around the tri-state area, including what appeared to be a dangerous situation with a transformer in Brooklyn.

ConEdison confirmed that they were sending crews to 34th Street and Cropsey Avenue in Gravesend after a transformer caught a telephone pole on fire. ConEd claims 17 buildings are without power due to the explosion.